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Accounting Manager

Xos Trucks

Xos Trucks

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Nashville, TN, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Xos (NASDAQ: XOS) is an innovative electric vehicle (EV) company on a mission to decarbonize commercial transportation. Our zero-emission commercial vehicles and next-generation technologies empower fleets of Fortune 500 companies and positively impact our environment.

At Xos, we design and manufacture EVs, create first-class battery systems, develop vehicle software, and entice fleet owners into an electrified future with groundbreaking service.

Xos is a people-focused company—and a great place to work! Perks include 100% covered employee health benefits, Betterment 401k, job training, and growth opportunities, to name a few.

We are a team of passionate doers that have banded together to achieve a worthy mission. We’re go-getters, change-makers, and future-creators. Join us and be part of the future of transportation!

The Role

Xos is seeking an Accounting Manager to join the finance team and play a key role in driving our accounting operations forward. As an Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing daily accounting operations, ensuring compliance with US GAAP, and providing leadership to the accounting staff. This role requires strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to build strong relationships across departments.


  • Financial Operations Oversight: Oversee daily accounting operations, including general ledger management, revenue recognition, accounts receivable, fixed assets, accounts reconciliation, and operational cash management.
  • Policy and Procedure Development: Create, review update, and enhance the company’s accounting policies and procedures, ensuring consistent implementation and compliance with US GAAP
  • Internal Controls and SOX Compliance: Ensure integrity of the company’s accounting systems. Including chart of account set-ups, financial report development, SOX processes, and maintenance between systems and general ledger
  • Financial Reporting and Close Process: Own the accounting close process, delivering accurate and timely financial results and providing monthly financial variance analysis to facilitate decision making
  • Audit Management: Manage year-end financial audits and other financial compliance reviews, supporting auditors and preparing necessary documentation analysis
  • Process Improvement: Participate in the improvement of accounting procedures and systems, including automation projects and enhancements to internal controls documentation
  • Team leadership: Provide leadership to the accounting staff, managing, recruiting, and training employees to ensure a high level of performance and collaboration
  • Systems Administration: Administer company systems, internal controls, and financial systems, including NetSuite and other accounting software
  • Financial Statement Preparation: Assist in the preparation of internal and external financial statements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Ad Hoc Projects: Work on various ad hoc projects as needed to support the finance team and company objectives


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • CPA License or progress towards CPA certification preferred but not required
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and accounting principles
  • Previous experience in auditing, preferably with a reputable audit firm
  • Experience in a supervisory or managerial role preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships across departments
  • Proficiency with accounting software and ERP systems, NetSuite experience is a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment

Xos is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.